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Convicts turn to D.C. fixers for Trump pardons
UPDATE: Lum co-conspirator Elliott Broidy scores Trump Pardon but Lum does not. >> LINK.
by Lachlan Markay, Axios, January 18, 2021 (excerpts)
A flood of convicted criminals has retained lobbyists since November’s presidential election to press President Trump for pardons or commutations before he leaves office.
What we're hearing: Among them is Nickie Lum Davis, a Hawaii woman who pleaded guilty last year to abetting an illicit foreign lobbying campaign on behalf of fugitive Malaysian businessman Jho Low….
Davis, the Hawaii woman, admitted to conspiring with former high-dollar GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy to circumvent the Foreign Agents Registration Act, in an effort to curb a Justice Department investigation into Low. Broidy also pleaded guilty to a charge related to the scheme.
Davis has retained Potomac International Partners to push for a grant of clemency. One of the lobbyists on the account is Mark Cowan, who was a member of Trump’s transition team….
The substantial increase in lobbying registrations shows how those seeking presidential action are turning to people who can navigate the Trump administration….
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Dec 26, 2020: DoJ: Hawaii's Lum Crime Family Trades American Hostages in Trump's White House